Historic Markers Across Georgia



Iverson Gate



Marker ID: GHM 031-AGD-3
Location: Just inside gate from Ga 54, Fort Gillem
County: Clayton
Coordinates: N 33° 37.01    W 084° 20.946
  33.616833    -84.3491
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNRT7
Iverson Gate  Marker
Photo by Charlie Geiger



Text:

Named in honor of Brig. General Alfred Iverson, Jr., CSA. He became a first lieutenant, First U. S. Cavalry, 1856. In 1861 he resigned commission in U. S. Army and joined the Confederacy as a Colonel. Promoted to Brig. General in November 1862. He was in charge of a brigade of Wheeler´s Cavalry deployed on Depot´s present site, with mission of protecting Macon & Western Railroad, main supply line.

Born at Clinton, Georgia, February 14, 1829. Died March 31, 1911

GHM 031-AGD-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1957



 
Notes:

At Fort Gillem, access may be restricted.

 

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